The evolving roles and controversies of radiotherapy in the treatment of glioblastoma

@inproceedings{Hau2016TheER,
  title={The evolving roles and controversies of radiotherapy in the treatment of glioblastoma},
  author={Eric K C Hau and Han Yu Zhiqi Shen and Catherine Clark and Peter H. Graham and Eng‐Siew Koh and Kerrie L. McDonald},
  booktitle={Journal of medical radiation sciences},
  year={2016}
}
Numerous randomised controlled trials have demonstrated the benefit of radiation therapy in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma and it has been the cornerstone of treatment for decades. The aims of this review are to (1) Briefly outline the historical studies which resulted in radiation being the current standard of care as used in the Stupp et al. trial (2) Discuss the evolving role of radiation therapy in the management of elderly patients (3) Review the current evidence and ongoing… CONTINUE READING